Kobido training course

Learn the basics of the Kobido facial massage with our therapist Anna Makarkina Bochatay! Anna and TMed present you a new Course allying theory and practice.


Ko bi do facial massage is a Japanese massage known for its natural lifting effects. Ko Bi Do technique has been developped in 1472 and it is passed on from Master to pupil since 26 generations. The last known Master at this time is Doctor Shogo Mochizuki. According to him, Kobido means "Ancestral Way of Beauty". In our course we teach the authentic technique of Dr Shogo Mochizuki . 



Kobido training objectives


  • learn the integrity of the techniques necessary to perform a Kobido massage
  • learn the basics of the face anatomy and lymphatic system
  • learn the indications and contraindications to this type of treatment
  • discover the best oils and floral waters to use for the massage
  • learn how to make a successful seance and what skin health advice give to the client



Contents of training


General presentation of the course, teacher and teaching method


I. Introduction to the History of Kobido 

II. The aesthetic and wellbeing virtues of Kobido massage 

III. List of material that you'll nead for the massage

IV. Massage techniques 


1. Prior to the massage: hygiene rules, importance of therapist's posture, questions to ask the client before the seance begins 

2. Massage techniques 

3. After the massage: importance of rest and hydratation, advice to give to the clients on their skin care routine


V. indications and contraindications to the Kobido massage

VI. Which oils to use ? Which floral waters?

VII. Bonus: Relational dimension: how to understand the needs and the expectations of your client and how to make a seance successful 

VIII. Recommended reading 



Price and format


The price of the training is CHF 850.-  for 16h of lessons on 2 days with a free illustrated handout for each participant. The training days for the this session are:


NOVEMBER 2022:  

November 5th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (1h break)

November  6th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (1h break)



December 3th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (1h break)

December 4th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (1h break)



February 4th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (1h break)

February 5th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (1h break)


MARS 2023

March 4th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (1h break)

March 5th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (1h break)


AVRIL 2023

April 1st from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (1h break)

April 2nd from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (1h break)



The 3d is dedicated for practicing and technique perfection. The price of participation is CHF1'200.- for 3 days, but if you already practice face massage but is looking for additional training you can join the groupe for CHF400.-

The day of training is fixed once we have 4 people subscribed for it and the participants of basics cours have effected 30 training massage sessions.

The individual training session is also possible, please contact our team for more details.


The course will take place at TMed Center (rue Dr Alfred Vincent 5, 1201 Geneva).




If you have questions or wish to participate, please contact us at:

 Email at:  training@tmed.ch 


Phone at:  +41 22 900 27 27. 

Thank you!

Kobido training course
CHF 850

Training Ko Bi Do 2 days

CHF 400

Training Ko Bi Do - 1 day - practice

Contact us

5 Dr Alfred Vincent str. 1st floor, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland

+41 22 900 27 27

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